The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 195 175 205
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Contract jobs citing Adobe 546 605 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.23% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 2.70% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 345 249
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 27
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £29.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22941 22418 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.46% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13383 12682 10875
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1019 1129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 332 £355 -5.33% 92
South East -57 70 £348 -0.71% 41
East of England +17 39 £263 -30.00% 16
West Midlands -18 27 £289 +5.00% 12
Yorkshire -7 25 £325 +13.04% 11
North West -21 21 £338 +22.72% 24
East Midlands -3 14 £420 +354.05% 8
South West -8 14 £350 -15.15% 4
Midlands +1 1 - -
North East -1 1 £100 -60.00% 5
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 480 (42.03%) HTML
2 408 (35.73%) CSS
3 374 (32.75%) JavaScript
4 315 (27.58%) Photoshop
5 253 (22.15%) User Experience
6 247 (21.63%) Java
7 231 (20.23%) Adobe CQ
8 217 (19.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 210 (18.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 197 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
11 191 (16.73%) jQuery
12 188 (16.46%) HTML5
13 183 (16.02%) CMS
14 179 (15.67%) Marketing
15 161 (14.10%) Content Management
16 149 (13.05%) CSS3
17 143 (12.52%) Degree
18 141 (12.35%) Analytics
19 134 (11.73%) Finance
20 131 (11.47%) Microsoft
21 122 (10.68%) E-Commerce
21 122 (10.68%) XML
22 110 (9.63%) Mobile App
23 101 (8.84%) Windows
23 101 (8.84%) SQL
23 101 (8.84%) MS Office
24 97 (8.49%) .NET
25 94 (8.23%) Google
26 90 (7.88%) Flash
27 88 (7.71%) Axure RP

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 231 (20.23%) Adobe CQ
2 183 (16.02%) CMS
3 36 (3.15%) WebSphere
4 28 (2.45%) WordPress
4 28 (2.45%) Umbraco
5 27 (2.36%) IIS
6 26 (2.28%) Drupal
7 24 (2.10%) SharePoint
7 24 (2.10%) Apache
8 21 (1.84%) Apache Solr
8 21 (1.84%) LiveCycle
9 20 (1.75%) MS Exchange
10 19 (1.66%) IBM Notes
10 19 (1.66%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.49%) SAS
12 16 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (1.23%) Node.js
14 13 (1.14%) Confluence
15 10 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 315 (27.58%) Photoshop
2 217 (19.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 210 (18.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 101 (8.84%) MS Office
5 84 (7.36%) InDesign
6 58 (5.08%) MS Excel
7 43 (3.77%) Adobe Captivate
8 38 (3.33%) Acrobat
9 30 (2.63%) MS Visio
9 30 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 27 (2.36%) Fireworks
11 20 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
12 19 (1.66%) Adobe After Effects
13 17 (1.49%) MS Project
14 12 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
14 12 (1.05%) FrameMaker
15 10 (0.88%) Shockwave
16 9 (0.79%) Final Cut Pro
16 9 (0.79%) CINEMA 4D
17 8 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 68 (5.95%) SiteCatalyst
2 56 (4.90%) Google Analytics
3 22 (1.93%) WebTrends
4 14 (1.23%) Tridion
5 7 (0.61%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.35%) Magento
7 4 (0.35%) Optimost
8 3 (0.26%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.18%) Exstream
9 2 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
10 1 (0.088%) SAP xRPM
10 1 (0.088%) Radian6
10 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.088%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.088%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.53%) Office 365
1 6 (0.53%) SaaS
2 4 (0.35%) GitHub
3 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.088%) Heroku
5 1 (0.088%) PaaS
5 1 (0.088%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.088%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.088%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.088%) Responsys
5 1 (0.088%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.088%) Taleo
5 1 (0.088%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.63%) Intranet
1 30 (2.63%) Internet
2 20 (1.75%) HTTP
3 19 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.58%) DNS
5 13 (1.14%) LAN
6 11 (0.96%) VPN
6 11 (0.96%) Wireless
7 10 (0.88%) SSL
8 7 (0.61%) Firewall
9 6 (0.53%) Broadband
9 6 (0.53%) VoIP
9 6 (0.53%) WAN
9 6 (0.53%) DHCP
10 4 (0.35%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.26%) FTP
11 3 (0.26%) PBX
11 3 (0.26%) LDAP
12 2 (0.18%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.80%) MySQL
2 26 (2.28%) SQL Server
3 21 (1.84%) Oracle Database
4 16 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.31%) Big Data
5 15 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (1.05%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.96%) Jackrabbit
10 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.53%) MS Access
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.44%) Redis
14 5 (0.44%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.26%) CloverETL
16 2 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 88 (7.71%) Axure RP
2 55 (4.82%) Dreamweaver
3 47 (4.12%) Subversion
4 44 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 32 (2.80%) JIRA
5 32 (2.80%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.93%) Cucumber
7 19 (1.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 17 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.49%) JUnit
9 16 (1.40%) Maven
10 15 (1.31%) Grunt
10 15 (1.31%) Mockito
10 15 (1.31%) Selenium
11 14 (1.23%) Eclipse
12 12 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (0.96%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 179 (15.67%) Marketing
2 134 (11.73%) Finance
3 86 (7.53%) Banking
4 67 (5.87%) Retail
5 63 (5.52%) Publishing
6 28 (2.45%) Games
7 27 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.01%) Legal
9 21 (1.84%) Advertising
10 20 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.75%) Automotive
11 16 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.31%) Interactive Media
13 13 (1.14%) Multimedia
14 12 (1.05%) Arabic Language
15 7 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.61%) Law
16 5 (0.44%) Front Office
16 5 (0.44%) Back Office
17 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 397 (34.76%) Developer
2 241 (21.10%) Designer
3 123 (10.77%) Analyst
4 72 (6.30%) Architect
5 65 (5.69%) Front-End Developer
6 64 (5.60%) UX Designer
7 63 (5.52%) Java Developer
8 58 (5.08%) UI Designer
9 55 (4.82%) Web Developer
10 50 (4.38%) Consultant
11 39 (3.42%) Graphic Designer
12 36 (3.15%) Business Analyst
13 34 (2.98%) Project Manager
13 34 (2.98%) UI Programmer
13 34 (2.98%) UI Developer
14 32 (2.80%) Web Designer
14 32 (2.80%) Support Analyst
15 23 (2.01%) Junior
15 23 (2.01%) Senior Developer
16 22 (1.93%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (42.03%) HTML
2 408 (35.73%) CSS
3 191 (16.73%) jQuery
4 188 (16.46%) HTML5
5 149 (13.05%) CSS3
6 122 (10.68%) XML
7 97 (8.49%) .NET
8 90 (7.88%) Flash
9 73 (6.39%) Web Services
10 70 (6.13%) Ajax
11 60 (5.25%) Apache Flex
12 58 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 58 (5.08%) Sass
13 56 (4.90%) J2EE
14 55 (4.82%) ASP.NET
15 51 (4.47%) Spring
16 46 (4.03%) JSP
16 46 (4.03%) AngularJS
17 45 (3.94%) XHTML
18 44 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 253 (22.15%) User Experience
2 110 (9.63%) Mobile App
3 68 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.55%) W3C
5 51 (4.47%) Graphic Design
6 38 (3.33%) E-Learning
7 35 (3.06%) Social Media
8 33 (2.89%) Digital Media
9 32 (2.80%) Computer Science
10 31 (2.71%) Open Source
11 26 (2.28%) iPad
12 24 (2.10%) Web 2.0
13 20 (1.75%) Management Information System
14 18 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.49%) Visualisation
16 13 (1.14%) Video Editing
16 13 (1.14%) Animation
17 12 (1.05%) Learning Management System
17 12 (1.05%) Data Structures
18 11 (0.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 101 (8.84%) Windows
2 41 (3.59%) Apple iOS
3 40 (3.50%) Android
4 39 (3.42%) Linux
5 29 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.66%) UNIX
7 18 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.58%) Windows 8
8 16 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.31%) Mac OS X
10 14 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.53%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (14.10%) Content Management
3 141 (12.35%) Analytics
4 122 (10.68%) E-Commerce
5 83 (7.27%) Project Management
6 71 (6.22%) OO
6 71 (6.22%) Web Development
7 61 (5.34%) CRM
8 60 (5.25%) Web Analytics
9 56 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 54 (4.73%) Scrum
11 53 (4.64%) Web Design
12 52 (4.55%) SEO
12 52 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
13 50 (4.38%) Information Architecture
14 47 (4.12%) OOP
15 46 (4.03%) Workflow
16 41 (3.59%) TDD
17 40 (3.50%) SOA
18 39 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 374 (32.75%) JavaScript
2 247 (21.63%) Java
3 101 (8.84%) SQL
4 44 (3.85%) PHP
5 38 (3.33%) C#
6 26 (2.28%) PL/SQL
6 26 (2.28%) ActionScript
7 19 (1.66%) ABAP
8 17 (1.49%) ActionScript 3.0
8 17 (1.49%) Ruby
9 13 (1.14%) Python
9 13 (1.14%) Perl
10 12 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.70%) Objective-C
12 8 (0.70%) SAPscript
13 6 (0.53%) Jython
13 6 (0.53%) VBA
13 6 (0.53%) VBScript
14 5 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 143 (12.52%) Degree
2 15 (1.31%) MCP
3 14 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.88%) HND
5 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.44%) ISEB
8 4 (0.35%) ACTC
9 3 (0.26%) MCSE
9 3 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.26%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.26%) CCNA
9 3 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.088%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.75%) QA
2 14 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.88%) vSphere
4 5 (0.44%) vCloud
5 4 (0.35%) XenApp
6 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.26%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.088%) Docker
8 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.088%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (1.31%) Puppet
2 13 (1.14%) SCCM
3 8 (0.70%) Casper Suite
4 5 (0.44%) OpenSSO
4 5 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.35%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.35%) Kibana
5 4 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.18%) Ansible
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.088%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.088%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 131 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 94 (8.23%) Google
3 66 (5.78%) Oracle
4 39 (3.42%) Apple
5 36 (3.15%) SAP
6 32 (2.80%) Omniture
7 30 (2.63%) hybris
8 27 (2.36%) Symantec
8 27 (2.36%) Citrix
9 26 (2.28%) Cisco
10 25 (2.19%) VMware
11 23 (2.01%) IBM
12 22 (1.93%) OpenText
13 21 (1.84%) McAfee
14 20 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (1.66%) Lotus
16 18 (1.58%) RedDot
17 17 (1.49%) Sitecore
18 16 (1.40%) EPiServer
19 15 (1.31%) FatWire
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Lorien
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis IT
Rate: + market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £251.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica UK Limited
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago